Installing the DNS Server does not require a restart, but unless you've planned for the downtime, keep that box unchecked, just in case.
For example, us.would be the zone name for just the American part of my vast corporate empire :) Click next when you have entered the name.In this case, you will wish you had the tools installed locally. Next is an informational window about DNS Server and what it does, although one would assume that if you've gotten this far, you are already aware of what it is. This is the final confirmation screen before installation completes.Unless your company policy forbids it, it is typically prudent to install the management tools on the server where the DNS will be housed. You can check the box to Restart the destination server automatically, if you like.Setting up a Domain Name System (DNS) on Windows Server involves installing the DNS Server Role.This tutorial will walk you through the DNS installation and configuration process in Windows Server 2012.For those of us who don't memorize Tech Net for fun, a few clicks is all it takes.